Master’s Degree in Instrumentation, Control and Automation of Mining Processes

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Master in Instrumentation, Control and Automation of Mining Processe

The Professional Post-Graduation Program in Instrumentation, Control and Automation of Mining Processes (PROFICAM), coordinated in association under the agreement signed between the Federal University of Ouro Preto and Vale Institute of Technology - UFOP/ITV, aims to meet the demand of the company in the mineral sector, and foster synergy between research study, technological development, innovation, production and industry.

PROFICAM is a face-to-face multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary course that grants the student the title of Master in Control and Automation Engineering, and aims at innovative training regarding the scientific and technological approaches to the research lines adopted. Such training provides the student with a broad view of the subject, allowing him to be able to: (I) know and develop techniques for research and modeling of automation systems; (II) model and conduct experimental research in processes, instrumentation, control and automation systems; (III) know the methodologies for simulation of mineral processing systems; and (IV) instrument and automate mining processes.

Student's profile

Professionals with varied profile, with training or experience in the following areas: I) Vale's engineers; II) external candidates with a degree in engineering or computer science.

Course duration
  • 24 months
  • 360 hours
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